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guess america is very rich in shale. >> we are very rich in shale and we're very rich in technology to tap into that shale. >> we're not using it. >> we have -- we're using it in larger and larger ams. what's happened in the united states is we have had a shale gas revolution already with more potential. the technology is good. environmental standards are very high because the industry is making a major effort to ensure that there are no major mistakes that cause problems. so this will do two things. it creates a lot of jobs in this industry but it also lowers the cost of chemicals, it low weeere cost of gas, gasses backing out coal, backing out natural gas that we otherwise would import and otherwise increasing production of petroleum. we used to be dependent on imports of 60 percent of our petroleum and now 40%. potentially an exporter of natural gas, government regulations have to be worked out but we could be exporting natural gas if the right decisions are made to do that. the ams aamounts will obviously depend on certain decisions. no one would have imagined this ten years ago
to spinal injuries. plus? >> the latest warning from technology experts on mobile devices. >> i love how that is the universal i just made a free throw shot. >> whether moving our way, there is still a chance for ice tomorrow. right now it is 32 degrees to the airport, 37 degrees downtown. beautiful blue skies, >> in medical alerts, some promising results in research for spinal injuries. lab rats that were once paralyzed are walking and running again because of ongoing research in switzerland. some of the animals started moving voluntarily after a few weeks of therapy. trials of human patients are expected to begin within the next two years. flu activity continues to decline across the country. 31 states were reporting widespread activity as of friday, down from 38 the week before. western and northeastern states are still experiencing high levels of the flu. more than half the people that need to be hospitalized because of the flu are older than 50. dozens of people took part in a laughter yoga therapy session in venezuela this weekend. participants are encouraged to laugh and watch oth
are embracing technology in their classroom. nearly three-quarters say educational technology helps them to expand on class from content. it makes it easier to bring things down for children. nearly 7% of teachers say they wish to have more classroom technology -- 70%. the pennies are adding up to a big difference. >> it is like draining the family budget with every fill up. sense.oesn't make to it.t feel numkb b >> i have become more frugal. i don't go out to be as much and try to cook more at home. >> higher gas prices can knock our recovery off-track. >> the more people spend on gasoline, the less the have to spend elsewhere. >> we are actually buying less gas than we were years ago. that gas is getting more expensive. >> the average price in 2012 is probably higher than it has been before. >> last year gas took the biggest slice out of the family budget that it did over the past three decades. >> i get mad. i have to get gas. i search for the best gas. >> i am on e. >> it will be in longwall column for you-- a long walk home for you. we have for bloomberg business report. >> warren b
powerful sheet. the only one with trap + lock technology. look! one select-a-size sheet of bounty is 50% more absorbent than a full size sheet of the leading ordinary brand. use less. with the small but powerful picker upper, bounty select-a-size. >>> we talked about the way stocks diverge from companies. let me tell you about a tool that can help you make money quickly but carries a certain amount of risk and can be trouble if you don't know what you're doing. i'm talking about investing in initial public offerings, ipos, get more questions about this than anything. it's possible to ignore the opportunities that have presented themselves the last couple of years. some are red hot and others fizzle from the opening bell. these are led by technology and in some cases social media names, which have been met with exceptional hype. hype doesn't begin to describe the buzz, almost hysteria, about the facebook ipo. that was super hype. maybe hyper hype. they are sexy, talked about and written, endlessly, but hardly ever told what to actually do with them. i'm going to teach you the basics righ
to protect the ranchers. and with increased manpower and technology, has dramatically reduced illegal border crossings. >> the fact of the matter is that substantial gains have been made. we need to make additional gains do we want them to feel safe in their homes? absolutely. >> reporter: but ranchers say they still feel unprotected on their own land, along a border they insist is not secure. mark porter, nbc news, arivaca, arizona. >>> it was an overwhelming display of affection outside the vatican today as tens of thousands crowded st. peter's square for one of pope benedict xvi final public appearances. the pope will set step dune 11 days from now setting in motion the search for a new leader and maybe a new direction for the catholic church. nbc's anne thompson is at the vat tan cannes tonight with more. anne? >> reporter: good evening, lester. tonight, the pope is on a week-long lenten retreat inside vatican with the dives his papacy numbered. now, every public appearance of benedict sass must-s-- benedicta mist-see event. for more than 50,000 people, this was the place to be a vigil o
the number of police officers by someone who grabbed their weapon. since then, the technology has come a long way. what if the gun that adam stole from his mother to kill 20 children and 6 adults in newtown, connecticut, what if that gun refused to work? a smart gun only fired by its authorized owner, the kind of technology we see in the latest james bond movie, ""skyfall"." >> the grip has been coded to your palm prints so only you can fire it. less of a random killing machine, more of a personal statement. >> turns out it's not just in the movies. >> if you take it from me, within seconds, the light turns red. give it back to me, i take it from you, it's green again. >> reporter: the technology already exists both in handguns and rifles. with the i-gun rifle, it's all about the micro-chip inside the ring the gun owner wears. the chip transmits a code in the receiver to the rifle. >> it's looking for a particular code. if it does not find the code, it does not unlock. >> reporter: inventor, jonathan mossberg calls it a ring of safety. >> with the ring it does not fire, with the ring, it does
. >> but thanks to recent technology, teens today have a powerful new tool. it's called "crowdfunding." there are lots of websites that can help you get started. dave boyce runs one of them -- fundly.com. >> crowdfunding is a way to raise money by putting a page online -- a website online -- and then inviting all of your friends through social media to come and join you in raising money for something that you care about. >> the charity i'm raising money for is the boys and girls club of new jersey. it's a charity that focuses on after-school activities for underprivileged children. and i'm going to raise money for their art program. >> courtney is a high-school senior, and she's sold on crowdfunding. >> i've done other fundraising things, and it's been a lot of hard work, so with fundly, i just kind of go online and set up an account and then wait for the money to come in, i guess. >> she's also using the site to raise money for an ice-skating show she's planning. >> we've seen a lot of teenagers raising money for really interesting projects on fundly. you can raise money for a team,
to have the tools necessary to do so. and i believe we can strike that balance to employ technologies to do that, at the same time upholding constitutional rights. >> and you're not concerned about the current policy, even where it might target americans who join the enemy? >> again, this is no different than the policy perhaps that was in place before. we'll find out about that in the oversight that we'll pursue. >> all right. leader cantor, thank you for your time. i appreciate it. >> david, thanks. >>> coming up, we'll preview the president's state of the union address. i'll talk with one of his closest allies in the senate, senator dick durbin. >>> plus, our political roundtable is here with reaction to leader cantor as well as insights and analysis of all the politics behind the big issues. gun control, immigration reform, and more, that the president will pursue in his second term. joining me, democratic mayor of atlanta kasim reed. former speechwriter for george w. bush, now columnist for "the washington post" michael gerson. strategist mike murphy, and bbc's katty kay. as well
as the amazing technology advances. >> correct. >> reporter: robert bazell, nbc news, new york. >>> the vatican revealed today pope benedict fell and cut his head while on a trip to mexico last year. a vatican spokesman inconsistency the fall had no impact on his overall, larger decision to ab by indicate. but it is the second time in three seven days we have learn of a preexisting health issue with the 85-year-old pope who on tuesday let it be known he has a pacemaker. he had just had a procedure performed to have the battery changed two months ago. >>> still ahead, as we continue on this thursday night, a close encounter, the likes of which we here on earth have never seen before. it's now just hours away. >>> and later on this valentine's day, what's the secret to a long and happy marriage? some surprising answers tonight from folks who know a thing or two about that. [ female announcer ] today, jason is here to volunteer to help those in need. when a twinge of back pain surprises him. morning starts in high spirits, but there's a growing pain in his lower back. as lines grow longer, his pai
technology for deflecting a dangerous asteroid could possibly be a nuclear bomb but the key is catching and detecting the objects early. >> reporter: experts say friday's blast could have killed thousands of people had the meteor landed in the middle of a large city, a reminder, they say, that even smaller objects threatening earth should be a wakeup call. we knew factually that we lived in a celestial falling rock zone but friday taught us, reminded us that we live in a shooting gallery. in fact, we got into a cross fire. the power of the universe on display here on earth. michelle franzen, nbc news, new york. with sadness and curiosity, people in south africa turned to their televisions tonight to watch the young woman who was shot to death allegedly at the hands of famed olympic runner oscar pistorius. two days after the killing the pistorius family had more to say about that shooting. nbc's michelle kusinski is in south africa tonight. >> reporter: oscar pistorius's family today strongly disputed this was murder and tonight here a production company decided to air the fir segment of
technologies. giving somebody another chance at sight. a system was developed by second site medical products that received fda approval. it will not actually restore sight. it would give patients the ability to perceive light and dark. that can help them with daily tasks. such as reading a large sign. i am gigi stone with the bloomberg business report. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> good morning. we did not expect any snow. bundle up. the wind chill is about 10. we will see plenty of sunshine today. this will be the windiest part of the day. high temperature about 40. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> good morning. we have a couple of problem spots to talk about on the secondary roads. we will bring us up on a map. 28th street. a crash in baltimore county. 795 at owings mills boulevard, southbound traffic is looking a bit heavier but not enough to cause a delay. this is the topside of the beltway at greenspring avenue. we're up to speak with light volume. same story on 70 at 29 in howard county. traffic is moving just fine. that is t
. there is risk of stroke and complications. aside from that this is new technology. the standard care for aortic stenosis is surgery. we don't have enough long-term data to recommend this. the gold standard therapy for stenosis. >> i looked at it i thought it could be a craft for my daughter. it's an extensive piece of equipment and it's changing how you are able to do surgery and help people. this is about engineering it really is. it's a stainless steel frame with a tissue that is hand sown in. >> and it can last a life tim. it will last a lifetime. for more information on this how can they find out? >> you can call us at the heart center in mercy. our information is on the web site md mercy.com. identify yourself as someone who wan has questions about the procedure. >> the patient is doing beautifully. >> fantastic. >> poster child for the surgery. >> if you would like questions answered or would like a referral go to the web site. center stage with the return of diehard. max is here with the reviews when we come back. first here's a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. >> a teenaged
more small objects, like these, then there are the big ones. >> i would say the corporate technology to reflect an asteroid could be a nuclear bomb. the key is catching and detecting the obvious early. >> experts say friday's blast could have killed thousands of people had the mir landed in the middle of a large city, all -- a reminder that smaller objects coming into earth's atmosphere should be a wake-up call. >> we know we live in a celestial falling rocks zone. friday reminded us that we live in a shooting gallery. in fact, we got into a cross fire. >> the power of the universe on display here on earth. wbal tv 11 news. >> the sky is falling. it is wild. the maryland turks upset -- terps upset duke, the incredible win had fans charging onto the court. >>, chicken sav buying on the plants this weekend. -- how much you can save a -- how much you can save a buying hundreds more in your wallet year ter year. feed me! saving you money -- now, that's progressive. call or click today. >> now your 11 forecast with meteorologist eva marie. >> we dodged a bullet, a powerful storm intensifi
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with this congress to encourage research and technology that helps natural gas burn even cleaner and protects our air and our water. in fact, much of our new-found energy is drawn from lands and waters that we, the public, own together. so tonight i propose we use some of our oil and gas revenues to fund an energy security trust that will drive new research and technology to shift our cars and trucks off oil for good. if a nonpartisan coalition of ceos and retired generals and admirals can get behind this idea, then so can we. let's take their advice and free our families and businesses from the painful spikes in gas prices we've put up with for far too long. i'm also issuing a new goal for america. let's cut in half the energy wasted by our homes and businesses over the next 20 years. we'll work with the states to do it. those states with the best ideas to create jobs and lower energy bills by constructing more efficient buildings willcy feder receive federal support to make that happen. america's energy system is just one part of an aging infrastructure in bad need of repair. where would any ceo ra
in this country in education, in science and technology and food inspections and those kinds of things. >> what government is actually capable of doing? i mean, you talk about the economy and jobs. there is, obviously, debate how many jobs have actually been created in the economy. look. you pointed out to apple ceo, tim cook was in the audience in the state of the union. he is sitting on over 171 million dollars in cash at apple. why? because uncertainty in the marketplace. tom friedman writing this morning something that caught my eye. he said you can feel the economy wants to launch but washington is sitting on the national mute button. we the people feel like the children of permanently divorcing parents. how does this sequestered business end? the president said during the campaign the sequester, the word for automatic spending cuts, he said it would not happen. is it going to happen? >> i always read tom friedman he has that good minnesota sensibility. >> you guys stick together. >> we do. the column today i think is continuation of that. frankly, i believe it's a continuation of exactly
ion battery from its new a-350 wide-bodied jets because of uncertainty over the technology. airbus will use conventional nickel cadmium batteries instead. >>> standoff as senate republicans block a final vote to confirm defense secretary nominee chuck hagel. they will try again to advance his confirmation when they return from a ten-day recess. >>> former presidential candidate now a grandfather to 20 children. ann tweeted the good news on valentine's day about her growing family and share this had picture of the proud mom and dad, mary and craig romney. congratulations to them. >>> most wives might expect their husbands to surprise them on valentine's day, this woman turned the tables by hiring a singing telegram to serenade her hubby where he works, the dmv in kansas. ♪ >> all righty then. too much caffeine? that's phil harmonic, belting out "kiss from a rose" bringing out laughter there from the dmv for the first time in history. >> i want to go to that dmv. there's nobody there. >> that line is great. >> what is that? is it closed? >> if you need to have your driver's license
at technology which we found always works best if it fixes something that's broken about life, and that hasn't always been the case of late. it was a lovely wedding and they are a lovely couple. they had the very cool idea of getting married in grand central station and "the new york times" covered the events for the vows section of their website. now, a grand central wedding isn't for everybody. it is a bit on the public side, but it was kind of romantic except maybe the glow from the ipad. bibles and even paper vows have worked great for centuries and don't need a charger. can we not agree that sometimes old school is best. using ipads as cameras, for example is like taking pictures with a cafeteria tray especially when you consider they make cameras that are small and take really good pictures, same with the new jersey firefighters who were recently sworn in with the ipad bible app. they make bibles that work real well for that. and while it didn't get much attention a few weeks back, we lost the man who, in a way, started it all. john carlen invented digital, working for the old bell lab
, when so many people just left the building because of technology stocks. i go over this again because i can never say it too many times. it means that no one sector, one segment of the economy should ever account for more than 20% of your portfolio. so if you own five stocks, only one could be a tech stock, only one a health care stock, only one a financial, only one can be an energy company only one an industrial and only one can be a food and beverage maker. what if you're not sure? always err on the side of caution. if two stocks trade together, if the underlying companies succeed or fail based on the same factors, then you're not diversified. an oil driller and oil producer, we often get those on wednesday, people think they're different. they're both part of the same sector. software and hardware, they're both techs, like it or not. i'm not doing this to be arbitrary or capricious or make it more difficult now to pick stocks. these aren't vague technicalities. when you get too concentrated in one area the moment something bad happens one to of those big stocks, you're going to want
,000 miles above earth. dr. hakin oleshegy is a scientist at the florida institute of technology and spokesperson for the science channel. nice to have you with us this morning. >> good morning. i'm happy to be here. >> first we need to clear up a few thing. initially we were calling that space rock in russia a meteorite. but it actually of an asteroid as well as the other one. >> well, you know, the naming of these rocks is kind of interesting, right? this object originated in the asteroid belt, so it is an asteroid. when it became streaking through our skies, we call it a meteor. then when it became a fireball, we called it a bolide. when the part hit the ground, fragments, we call those meteorites. >> i think i followed all that. >> yeah. >> you started off with the fact that it came from the asteroid belt. were these two, the asteroids that did the drive-by, 17,000 miles away, and this one in russia, are they related in any way? >> no. actually, quickly, people calculated the orbits of the object that entered from over russia. and it turns out to be coming from a different di
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with our matching technology and we have experts and people in these types of relationships on the site to answer their questions and give them more information. >> there was a family advocacy group spokesperson quoted in the times, it's a terrible idea, con signing a child to be raised in two different worlds with parents who did not even attempt to form a loving bond with one another. would you agree that in the best circumstances, a child should be raised in a home where the family -- in the traditional nuclear family? >> i think tradition -- i come from the traditional relationship. and i think, of course, that's a wonderful way to have a family. listen, we all know someone who is that person, right? we know someone who is that single person who just has wonderful love and care and would make such a great parent. and if you can connect two people of that same mind-set together and get them talking about the issues around parenting and take the time to build that relationship before they go down that path, that's going to be a really lucky child. >> i was going to say, it's a little
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